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Category: Management

Roadrunner Grows Metro-to-Metro LTL Service Network – Adds Five New Direct Lanes and Improves Transit Times in 66 Lanes

Roadrunner Grows Metro-to-Metro LTL Service Network – Adds Five New Direct Lanes and Improves Transit Times in 66 Lanes

| June 24, 2022

New Direct Service for Phoenix to Chicago, Detroit to Dallas, Indianapolis to Atlanta,St. Louis to Dallas, and Cincinnati to Atlanta Roadrunner, a transportation comeback story, service-first less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier specializing in long-haul nationwide metro-to-metro shipping, announces five additional direct lanes to its service network and improved transit times by at least one day in 66 of its major lanes. This follows other network improvements made earlier this year. Roadrunner’s […]

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J.B. Hunt and Arkansas Trucking Association Bring Truckers Against Trafficking Exhibit to Northwest Arkansas

J.B. Hunt and Arkansas Trucking Association Bring Truckers Against Trafficking Exhibit to Northwest Arkansas

| June 24, 2022

Freedom Drivers Project has traveled more than 15,000 miles to educate and empower the public to recognize and report human trafficking J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., one of the largest supply chain solutions providers in North America, announced today it will host the Freedom Drivers Project, a national mobile exhibit on the realities of human […]

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ATA Says Trucking Industry Strongly Opposes Fuel Tax Holiday Gimmick

ATA Says Trucking Industry Strongly Opposes Fuel Tax Holiday Gimmick

| June 23, 2022

Biden Administration wants to cut that same highway system’s primary source of funding with a suspension of the federal fuel tax American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear issued a statement calling on leaders in Washington to get serious about lowering energy prices and reducing inflation, rather than considering a proposal to temporarily suspend […]

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State of Logistics Report Indicates that Supply Chains Are Seeking to Get Back in Sync Amidst Rising Costs

State of Logistics Report Indicates that Supply Chains Are Seeking to Get Back in Sync Amidst Rising Costs

| June 22, 2022

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Released its 2022 Logistics Report The 2022 State of Logistics Report was unveiled at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., with the 33rd annual publication finding that U.S.-based supply chains are out of sync, while adjusting to short-term changes and perhaps uncovering long-term solutions. It is produced annually for the Council […]

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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 0.5% in May

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 0.5% in May

| June 22, 2022

Transition in the freight market continued in May with the index hitting the second highest level since the pandemic started American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 0.5% in May after falling 1.4% in April. In May, the index equaled 117.1 (2015=100) versus 116.5 in April. “The transition in the […]

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Rising diesel prices & declining spot rates impacting today’s used transportation equipment market 

Rising diesel prices & declining spot rates impacting today’s used transportation equipment market 

| June 22, 2022

While pricing remains strong year over year, Ritchie Bros.’ June Market Trends Report shows moderating inflation rates for most truck and equipment categories With its June Market Trends Report, Ritchie Bros. takes a closer look at trends in the used transportation equipment market. According to its latest price indexes, truck tractor prices are up approximately 46% year […]

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